Scotland star Kieran Tierney has revealed Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta’s words of wisdom ahead of Euro 2020 this summer.

The Arsenal defender was immense again for Scotland as he starred in a 2-2 friendly with Netherlands, an impressive outing for Steve Clarke’s side ahead of a first major tournament since 1998. Arteta is willing Emirates left-back Tierney on at the tournament and has spoke with his defender about the Euros.

Arsenal v Manchester City - Premier League

Arsenal manager Arteta backs Tierney. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Tierney said (Sun): “I had a meeting with Arteta and he just told me, ‘Go and express yourself with Scotland, enjoy yourself, bring energy to the team, bring energy to the camp’. He’s always so supportive of me, and tremendously positive. The manager always brings the best out of me.

Have something to tell us about this article?